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atmospheric circulation
Definition

The general movement and circulation of air, which transfers energy between different levels of the atmosphere. The mechanisms of circulation are very complicated. They involve the transfer of energy between the oceans and the atmosphere, the land and the atmosphere, as well as the different levels of the atmosphere.

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Concept URL: http://www.eionet.europa.eu/gemet/concept/622